even prenatal vitamins. you take a prenatal vitamin. you can't keep that down. and i kept thinking that down. if i would keep this down for a second, the baby will get what it needs. and ultimately, you end up on an i.v. >> at what stage in your pregnancy did it begin? >> reporter: i feel like two seconds after i got pregnant. i don't think that's correct. for me, it started about two months. and it lasted, with my son, until i was six or seven months. and with my daughter, even longer. >> oh, my goodness. george, you were telling me, ali had it. ali's began when she was six to eight weeks pregnant? >> right with ellie, our first daughter, the i.v., the same thing. the hospital, the whole thing. with harper, our second daughter, it wasn't quite as bad. but she tried everything. acupuncture, all kinds of treatments. nothing works. >> all of your well-meaning friends say, try sucking on a lemon. acupuncture. let them do it. >> you let them do it? >> i was willing to try it.